Johns Hopkins Richard Macksey National Undergraduate Humanities Research Symposium

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The Second Annual Richard Macksey Undergraduate Research Symposium offers students the chance to share their humanities research on a national scale. This year the event will be held virtually on April 24-25, 2021. 

This symposium is open to undergraduate students from any two-year or four-year college or university who would like to present their original scholarship in the humanities. Presentations are up to ten minutes long and can consist of reading a paper, presenting a PowerPoint, reciting original creatice writing, or showing a short film.

In addition to multiple panels of over 300 student papers and presentations, there will also be a keynote delivered by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anthony Doerr and multiple professional development panels featuring Johns Hopkins graduate students and faculty and editors from Johns Hopkins University Press.

Attendees will also have the opportunity to work with student editors to revise their presentation into a journal-length presentation for the journal of proceedings, the Macksey Journal.

More information about the conference, as well as the link to the application portal, can be found at The application is due April 1st.


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  • Created By: Kayleigh Haskin
  • Created: 02/08/2021
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